The following Agenda is subject to change.
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The E-Portal will open on 3/16 and close at 5pm on 4/5. Comment received between 3/16 and 3/24 by 5pm will go live on 3/25 when we post the Briefing Book materials. Comments received between 3/25 and 4/5 will be viewable upon approval and no later than the start of the Council meeting.
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|B. Open Comment Period|
|B1||1 Comment||Comments on Non-Agenda Items|
|C. Habitat Issues|
|C1||2 Comments||Current Habitat Issues|
|D. Salmon Management|
|D1||6 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|D2||146 Comments||Tentative Adoption of 2022 Management Measures for Analysis|
|D3||0 Comments||Clarify Council Direction on 2022 Management Measures|
|D4||0 Comments||Methodology Review Preliminary Topic Selection|
|D5||0 Comments||Further Direction for 2022 Management Alternatives|
|D6||168 Comments||2022 Management Measures - Final Action|
|E. Coastal Pelagic Species Management|
|E1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|E2||1 Comment||Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs) for 2022-2023 - Final Action|
|E3||2 Comments||Pacific Sardine Assessment, Harvest Specifications, and Management Measures – Final Action|
|E4||1 Comment||Fishery Management Plan Management Categories – Final Action|
|F. Groundfish Management|
|F1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|F2||0 Comments||Trawl Cost Recovery Report|
|F3||1 Comment||Biennial Harvest Specifications for 2023-2024 Fisheries – Final Action|
|F4||3 Comments||Preliminary Preferred Management Measure Alternatives for 2023-2024 Fisheries|
|F5||0 Comments||Implementation of the 2022 Pacific Whiting Fishery Under the U.S./Canada Agreement|
|F6||3 Comments||Non-trawl Sector Area Management Measures|
|F7||0 Comments||Electronic Monitoring Update|
|F8||0 Comments||Inseason Adjustments for 2022 – Final Action|
|G. Pacific Halibut Management|
|G1||1 Comment||Incidental Catch Limits for the Salmon Troll Fishery - Final Action|
|H. Administrative Matters|
|H1||0 Comments||Final West Coast Regional Framework for Determining the Best Scientific Information Available|
|H2||0 Comments||Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures|
|H3||0 Comments||Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning|
|I1||1 Comment||Annual U.S. Coast Guard West Coast Fishery Enforcement Report|